Revelation Blind Willie Johnson the Biography

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Lulu.com, Aug 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 322 pages
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Blind Willie Johnson was a guitar evangelist who sang and recorded his music in the early part of the twentieth century.His music is still much appreciated today, in it's own right and on Film and TV Soundtracks etc. A powerful, charismatic singer and one of the greatest ever slide guitarists who influenced all the top blues, gospel, rock and country guitarists who heard his playing. The Man...All of his known biographical details are presented here. The Words...All of his recorded songs, fully explained an deciphered for the first time here. It's like the Blind Willie Johnson Rosetta Stone! The Music...All his guitar playing from his thirty recordings examined here.
  

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Contents

In All The Heavens
2
Singing And Playing On The Streets Of Hearne
8
I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole
16
Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed
26
Its Nobodys Fault But Mine
34
Mothers Children Have A Hard Time
42
Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground
50
If I Had My Way Id Tear The Building Down
56
Blind Texas Marlin
120
Let Your Light Shine On Me
126
God Dont Never Change
134
Bye And Bye Im Going To See The King
144
Sweeter As The Years Roll By
152
Wednesday 11th December 1929
162
When The War Was On
174
Praise God Im Satisfied
184

In The Chicago Defender Blind Texas Marlin
68
Im Gonna Run To The City Of Refuge
74
Jesus Is Coming Soon
88
Lord I Just Cant Keep From Crying
100
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning
110
Take Chapter Twenty Seven Take
192
It Had Not Been For Jesus
236
Trouble Will Soon Be Over
260
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